Annual Conference 2015

1st - 3rd June 2015


Royal Concert Halls, Glasgow, Scotland

BASHH Spring Conference 2015


Abstract Book



Conference Presentations

O10 Thomas Kurka.pdf
MSM report high use of club drugs which is associated with high risk sexual behaviour

Thomas Kurka
Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton

O19 Ruth Byrne.pdf
Can express treatment reduce onward transmission

Ruth Byrne
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London

O24 Helen Fifer.pdf
Confirming GC NAAT results what does the data show

Helen Fifer
Public Health England

O26 Nneka Nwokolo.pdf
Gonorrhoea test-of-cure by post maintains return rate

Nneka Nwokolo
Chelsea & Westminster, London

O31 Sarah Schoeman.pdf
Menses - to test or not to test

Sarah Schoeman

U3 Lauren Amor.pdf
Demographic associations with gonorrhoea infections in Brighton

Lauren Amor
Birghton & Sussex Medical School

U7 Harriet Martin.pdf
Factors contributing to repeat PEPSE in MSM

Harriet Martin
Brighton & Sussex Medical School

Prize Winners 2015

Commended Posters:

  1. ‘Find Your Mate’! An interactive game to support the teaching of sexual history taking to medical students.
    Kate Horn1, Jo Fitzgerald1, Ben Tometzki2
    1Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Foundation Trust, Bath, UK, 2Glasgow University Medical School, Glasgow, UK

  2. Service evaluation of care needs of young people aged under 25 living with HIV: are they consistent?
    Siew Yan Teo1, Jennifer Murira1, Rachel Notman2, Amy Evans1
    1Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK, 2Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Leeds, UK

  3. Experiences of men who have sex with men (MSM) when engaging in the partner notification process three months following a HIV diagnosis.
    Jonathan Roberts1, Eileen Nixon1, Nicky Perry1, Nigel Sheriff2, Daniel Richardson1
    1UK, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS trust, Brighton, 2UK, University of Brighton, Brighton

  4. Uptake and acceptance of combined HIV POCT & STI screening for MSM in community settings during National HIV Testing Week
    Kevin Turner1, Billy Clarke1, Cecilia Priestley1, Sara Scofield1, Cordelia Chapman2
    1Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Weymouth, UK, 2The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Trust, Bournemouth, UK

  5. Evaluation of interfering substances common to swab and urine specimen using the BD MAX CT/GC and CT/GC/TV assays, a new automated molecular assay.
    Keith Thornton, Amy Hoover, Lakeisha Galloway, Craig Zeman, Danielle Koffenberger
    UK, Becton Dickinson, Sparks Maryland

  6. Patient stories: what can we learn from listening to healthcare workers with HIV
    Tracey Buckingham, Larissa Mulka, Daniel Richardson
    Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, UK

Commended Clinical Cases:

  1. Case series: managing desquamative inflammatory vaginitis in trans-men
    Kate Nambiar, Deborah Williams, Tamara Woodroffe, Alison Parnell, Daniel Richardson
    Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, UK

  2. Gonococcal tenosynovitis in two HIV-infected heterosexual males: delayed diagnoses following negative urine NAAT testing
    Jonathan Shaw, Peter Flegg, John Sweeney
    Blackpool Sexual Health Services, Blackpool, UK

Commended Orals:

  1. TV in primary care - is there more out there than we think?
    Jane Nicholls1, Paddy Horner3, Katy Turner3, John Macleod3, Paul North2, Ralph Ferguson2, Margaret May3, Peter Muir2
    1UK, Bristol Sexual Health Centre, Bristol, 2UK, Public Health England, Bristol Laboratory, Bristol, 3UK, Department of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol

  2. Understanding continuing high HIV incidence: sexual behavioural trends among MSM in London, 2000-2013
    Adamma Aghaizu, Anthony Nardone, Andrew Copas, Danielle Mercey, Sonali Wayal, Vicky Parsons, Graham Hart, Richard Gilson, Anne Johnson
    1UK, Public Health England, London, 2UK, University College London, London

Maggie Godley Prize

  • Experience of the tender process and integration of sexual health services: staff survey
    Cara Saxon
    UK, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

Undergraduate Prizes

  1. Access to GUM clinics in the UK - A worsening picture.
    Tim Prescott, Vanessa Hayden, Elizabeth Foley. University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

  2. Asymptomatic Lymphogranuloma venereum in known HIVpositive MSM; Is it more common than we think?
    Daniel Ward1, Meg Boothby2, Penny Goold2, Emma Hathorn2. 1. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; 2Whittall Street Clinic, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK

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